Movie Meltdown

Movie Meltdown is a proud member of the Battleship Pretension fleet!   

Blog posts : "2014"

The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance


by Kyle Armstrong   

     Birdman has to be one of the best movies I have seen so far this year. Birdman works with a psyche level to it. By the way, have I mentioned that this movie has perfect timing? In the midst of comic book to movie adaptations, what happens after that kind of fame? And who…

Read more

The Equalizer


by Kyle Armstrong

     A man, with a barely minimum wage job, befriends an underage prostitute and because he has a good heart, he locates her pimps to take justice into his own hands and become an underground crime fighter. Now the plot I just described is not the plot for the movie Taxi Driver

Read more



by Kyle Armstrong

     Seeing Jake Gyllenhaal back in that weird, dark, edgy character archetype makes me feel a little better seeing him again. I have always been reluctant towards Gyllenhaal's acting and after seeing Nightcrawler I kind of get why. Gyllenhaal has been cast into these boring …

Read more



by Dave "The Conduit" Davis

Director: Luc Besson

Starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman 

     There’s a good idea at the heart of Lucy, and some really good concepts. The performances are fine and it’s much more of a “thinking” movie than we’re used to during the summer months,…

Read more



by Dave "The Conduit" Davis

Directed by Jose Padilha

Starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton and Samuel L. Jackson

Rated PG-13


It’s pretty easy to determine if a reboot film is a financial success. For the film to be considered an artistic success, however, it has a little …

Read more

5 Blog Posts